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  • Judge: Slender Man stabbing defendants competent

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Two Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a classmate to please a fantasy character called Slender Man are mentally fit to stand trial on attempted homicide charges, a judge ruled Thursday. Experts for the state concluded that both girls would be able to assist in...

  • Young immigrants allowed to get driver's licenses

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) — A judge cleared the way Thursday for thousands of young immigrants in Arizona who are protected from deportation under an Obama administration policy to get driver's licenses. The preliminary injunction issued by U.S. District Judge David Campbell bars the state from...

  • McCain: A-10 will live on; Fort Huachuca will grow

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Sen. John McCain says there is a bright future in store for the two southern Arizona military bases. McCain and Sen. Jeff Flake along with Rep. Paul Gosar, all Republicans, visited Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson and three other installations on Thursday....

  • NC AG orders company to forgive debts, pay refunds

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper has ordered a company which he says set up near military bases and targeted military consumers with unfair practices to forgive debts and pay refunds. Cooper joins Virginia's attorney general's office and the Consumer Financial...

  • Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    Mesabi Daily News, Dec. 13 Governor: New IRRRB commissioner must get back to agency's core mission Gov. Mark Dayton plans to have a decision made on a new Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Board commissioner by Jan. 5, just a day before the new legislative session begins. The...

  • Ga. Guard troops home from Afghanistan in time for holidays

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — More than 60 citizen-soldiers in the Georgia National Guard are home from Afghanistan just in time for the holidays. Troops from the 1st Battalion, 169th General Support Aviation Regiment were greeted by cheering spouses, children and parents when they arrived at...

  • Review panel: Secret Service needs outsider as leader

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service is an "insular" agency that needs a new director hired from the outside, according to former government officials tasked with examining the embattled agency after a man with a knife stormed the White House. An executive summary of the review...

  • Florida guard Carter could miss time with strep throat

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida could be without guard Eli Carter for Saturday's game against Wake Forest. The junior missed practice Wednesday and Thursday because of strep throat, leaving his status in question for the Orange Bowl Classic in Sunrise, Florida. Coach Billy Donovan...

  • Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    Janesville Gazette, Dec. 18 Chryst, chancellor strike right notes on UW admissions Humble. Appreciative. Folksy. That was Paul Chryst as the worst-kept secret in Badger Nation became official Wednesday. Chryst is the new UW football coach. It has been a chaotic month for the...

  • Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    Mesabi Daily News, Dec. 13 Governor: New IRRRB commissioner must get back to agency's core mission Gov. Mark Dayton plans to have a decision made on a new Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Board commissioner by Jan. 5, just a day before the new legislative session begins. The...

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